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Video: Row Unit Comparisons in Strip-Till

Iowa State University ag engineer Mark Hanna discusses some of the different closing system options for strip-till rigs, to include coulters along with use of row cleaners for residue management and matching the right setup for your soil types.
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Harvesting High-Yield Corn with Strip-Till

Moving from ridge-till to strip-till helps Steve Frahm get the most from his soil and push corn yields to near 250 bushels per acre.
As Steve Frahm began adding acreage to his irrigated Ashland, Neb., farm more than a decade ago, one mounting challenge was finding the time and labor to continue ridge-tilling.
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Transitioning from Zone-Till to Strip-Till

Ricky Kratz, Slinger, Wis., strip-tiller, talks about his transition into strip-till. After several years of zone-tilling about 2,000 acres of corn with a three-coulter Rawson system, they found stress on the 12-row Kinze 2600 planter they were using was costing them time and yield potential.
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Bold Decision Pays Off

Just 3 years after graduating from Cornell University, 24-year-old farmer Joe Brightly of Hamlin, N.Y., loves the benefits of switching to strip-till and complementing it with cover crops.
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